Annual Report of the Railroad Commission of Louisiana, Volume 13

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Office of the Railroad Commission of Louisiana, 1912

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Page 11 - Every railroad corporation organized or doing business in this State, under the laws or authority thereof, shall have and maintain a public office or place in this State for the transaction of its business, where transfers of stock shall be made, and...
Page 29 - The first section of the statute enacts "that all railway companies carrying passengers in their coaches in this State, shall provide equal but separate accommodations for the white, and colored races, by providing two or more passenger coaches for each passenger train, or by dividing the passenger coaches by a partition so as to secure separate accommodations: Provided, That this section shall not be construed to apply to street railroads.
Page 20 - RULE 1. Railroad companies shall give prompt notice by mail or otherwise to consignee of the arrival of goods, together with the weight and amount of freight charges due thereon ; and when goods or freight of any kind in carload quantities arrive, said notice must contain letters or initials of the car, number of the car, net weight and the amount of freight charges due on the same.
Page 8 - ... from any person, firm, or corporation a greater or less compensation for any service rendered or to be rendered by it than it charges, demands, collects, or receives from any other person, firm, or corporation for doing a like and contemporaneous service, such railroad shall be deemed guilty of unjust discrimination, which is hereby prohibited.
Page 11 - Railways heretofore constructed or that may hereafter be constructed in* this State are hereby declared public highways, and shall be free to all persons for the transportation of their persons and property thereon, under such regulations as may be prescribed by law.
Page 34 - ... a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction thereof in any court of the United States of competent jurisdiction within the district in which such offense was committed, be subject for each offense to a fine...
Page 7 - Commission, such railroad, steamboat or other water craft, express, telegraph, telephone or other company, shall forfeit and pay to the State not less than one hundred dollars, nor more than five thousand dollars, to be recovered before any court of competent jurisdiction, at the suit of said Commission, at the domicile of the Commission or of the company, or at the place where the complaint arises, at the option of the Commission.
Page 7 - If any railroad, or any agent or officer thereof, shall directly or indirectly, by any special rate, rebate, drawback, or by means of false billing, false classification, false weighing or by any other device whatsoever, charge, demand, collect or receive from any person, firm or corporation a greater or less compensation...
Page 28 - ... days in the parish prison ; and should any passenger refuse to occupy the coach or compartment to which he or she is assigned by the officer of such railway, said officer shall have power to refuse to carry such passenger on his train, and for such refusal neither he nor the railway company which he represents shall be liable for damages in any of the courts of this State.
Page 32 - That it is the sense of the Legislature of the State of Florida that it is improper and subversive of the best interests of the people of this State for any professor, teacher or instructor in the public schools and colleges of this State, supported in whole or...

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